Become a Friend of the Ortús Chamber Music Festival

Be at the heart of a vibrant initiative to create more chamber music opportunities in Ireland for performers and audiences alike and become a friend of the Ortús Chamber Music Festival.

The Ortús Chamber Music Festival is a non-profit, unincorporated association with charitable status. We rely hugely on the generosity of donors to cover the costs of establishing and running this festival, now in its fifth year.

Gold Friend €500

Silver Friend €150

Festival Friend €50

All Festival Friends will be acknowledged on our website and in the festival programme.  Gold Friends will be given free entry for two to all events.  Silver Friends will receive two complimentary tickets for a concert of their choice.  All Friends are entitled to buy a ticket at the concessionary rate for all concerts.

To become a Festival Friend or support us in any other way please click the button below or send a cheque payable to Ortús Festival c/o 6 Valentine Villas, The Lough, Cork T12 F5X9

Ortús Chamber Music Festival is a Registered Charity (RCN 20103491)

If you are interested in becoming a corporate sponsor, please contact us at


Arts Council of Ireland
C.F. Shaw Trust (Forás Éireann)
Cork City Council
Cork County Council
Cork Institute of Technology (CIT)
Hayfield Manor
Ian Knepper Violins
Irish Association of Youth Orchestras (IAYO)
Irish World Academy of Music and Dance
National String Quartet Foundation
National Youth Orchestra of Ireland
Pavilion Garden Centre
Pro Musica
RTÉ Supporting the Arts
Vegter Violins
West Cork Music
Xenia Ensemble Chamber Music Course (Pra Catinat)

Friends of Ortús 2020

Gold Friends:
Fabian von Schlabrendorff

Silver Friends:
Frank Mackey
Paul Peabody (US)
Anton Timoney
Eithne Willis
Deirdre Hanley
Donal Corcoran
Mick Hickey
Marion and Engel Martin
Karen O Halloran
Mary Shorten
Aiveen Kearney & Gordon Garde
Edward & Trudy Fahy
Ian Collins

Festival Friends:
Niul Dillon Hatcher (UK)
Ingrid van Loo (UK, Netherlands)
Yvon Cureau (France)
Dick Fleming
Róisín Martin
Adrian Petcu
Ruxandra Petcu-Colan
Brian O Brien
Maggie Shorten
Renée & Eric Swift